The Dallas Sidekicks make their long-awaited return to Allen Event Center on Saturday, December 12, as part of the inaugural Central Cup Arena Soccer Tournament. The Central Cup is an indoor soccer preseason tournament between storied arena soccer franchises to be played this December. Joining the Sidekicks will be the St. Louis Ambush, Kansas City Comets and the Wichita Wings.
The Sidekicks will kick off the tournament with a home game at Allen Event Center on December 12 against Kansas City. Match time and ticket details will be announced soon.
Participating teams will all face one another in a six-game series, with the winner to be crowned the Central Cup Champion.
- December 12 – Kansas City @ Dallas
- December 12 – Wichita @ St Louis
- December 18 – Dallas @ Wichita
- December 19 – St Louis @ Kansas City
- December 20 – Dallas @ St Louis
- December 20 – Kansas City @ Wichita
The Central Cup will help re-introduce arena soccer fans back to the game. The tournament will follow standard MASL rules with minor modifications as agreed to by the coaches which will make these games even more exciting.